- ISBN: 1885477589 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 9781885477583 (pbk.) :
This story is a sensitive and realistic portrayal of a young boy (Tommy) who reluctantly agrees to separate from his best friend to play with someone new, someone different, a boy who has pervasive developmental disorder, also known as autism. The story enables the reader to experience Tommy's initial questions, his attempts at reaching out, and finally, his success and pride in making a new friend.
Citation: Messner, Abby Ward. "Captain Tommy." Arlington, Tex. : Future Horizons Inc., 1996.